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Professor & Program Chair
Environmental Sciences
Natural Resources
Public Relations:Josh Brown (802)656-3039
Specialty:fate and effect of potentially toxic substances in surface waters; Lake Champlain water issues
Biography:McIntosh is program chair of the Environmental Sciences Program in the School of Natural Resources. His research focuses on the fate and effect of potentially toxic substances in surface waters. Much of this work concerns water quality issues and problems in Lake Champlain. He currently is principal investigator of a $1 million grant project funded by Green Mountain Power Corp. to study Burlington Bay. His research also has been funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Among McIntosh's publications are the book "Metal Ecotoxicology Current Concep and Applications" (CRC Press, 1991, co-editor) and "Sediment organic matter content as a confounding factor in toxicity tests with Chironomus tentans" (Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 1999, co-authors).